Gather ‘Round the Table

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year! Pumpkin pie, apple cider, stuffing and my mom’s apple dumplings are some of the best things about this season. But the main reason I love fall is family! There are so many reasons to get together with the ones we love most to eat, drink and be thankful! 

Fully Engaged

When Thanksgiving and the December holidays arrive, many of us start thinking about ways to give back. Local food pantries see dramatic upticks in donations, and toy and clothing drives abound at churches, offices and stores.

For the Birds

November can seem like a bleak month as temperatures drop, days shorten and the rich colors of autumn give way to bare branches and stark waterways. But there is an upside to nature’s annual denuding of the Maryland landscape.

Greatness—and Acrimony—on the Gridiron

In his new book, Collision of Wills: Johnny Unitas, Don Shula, and the Rise of the Modern NFL, Rodgers Forge resident Jack Gilden sheds new light on the complicated relationship between "American archetypes" Johnny Unitas and Don Shula. 

Thankful

As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

New Buildings at Goucher College This fall, Goucher College opened three new buildings for students, including two residence halls—Fireside Hall and Trustees Hall—as well as the new Mary Fisher Dining and Student Center. The openings were timed to welcome one of the largest first-year classes in the college’s history. The new developments were designed using … Continued

Five Ways to Give Back

1. The Student Support Network helps local students struggling with poverty and homelessness through in-school networks at Loch Raven High School, Parkville High School and Pine Grove Middle School. Donate food, clothing, educational supplies and toiletries, or make a monetary contribution. StudentSupportNetwork.org

The Fall Fete 2 at Green Spring Station

The second Fall Fête, supporting Kennedy Krieger Institute, drew guests from the community on Friday, Sept. 7. The stylish event featured a runway showcasing fashion highlights from Green Spring Station retailers and celebrity models. Delectable food was provided by Tark’s Grill, Stone Mill Bakery, The Wine Merchant and Joey Chiu’s Greenspring, plus specialty beverages by … Continued

Blakehurst Senior Living Community 25th Annivesary

Blakehurst Senior Living Community celebrated its 25th anniversary during two events for residents and their families. Blakehurst held a Family Fun Day on its Rotunda lawn on Aug. 11 and hosted a residents’ cocktail party on Aug. 16 in its new expansion. Celebrations included recognition of staff and residents who have been with Blakehurst since its opening … Continued

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy’s “Evening in the Woods”

A little bit of rain didn't stop Gunpowder Valley Conservancy from holding its annual fundraiser, Evening in the Woods, on Saturday, Sept. 8. More than 200 people attended and enjoyed the laid-back atmosphere at the Baltimore County Game & Fish Protective Association. The event raises funds to support the Conservancy’s mission to preserve the lands of … Continued